I promise, America
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Karl Rove argues that Pres. Obama has broken many core campaign promises, specifically, reducing the deficit and federal spending, not allowing lobbyists to work in his administration, increasing taxes only on those making more than $250,000, opposing government-run health care, and broadcasting health care negotiations on C-SPAN.
What is the moral relationship between everyday promises and campaign promises? Are they the same thing? When can one break a campaign promise legitimately? More on Friday.